Peter Christian Ebersole

26 November 1843–15 August 1905 (Age 61)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Peter Christian

When Peter Christian Ebersole was born on 26 November 1843, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Kauffman Ebersole, was 20 and his mother, Mary Rutt Ebersole, was 18. He married Mary Bucher Eby on 25 October 1866, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Conoy Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Newtown, Rapho Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 15 August 1905, in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Landisville Mennonite Cemetery, Landisville, East Hempfield Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Christian Ebersole
1843–1905
Mary Bucher Eby
1847–1909
Marriage: 25 October 1866
Seth Eby Ebersole
1868–1935
Peter Eby Ebersole
1880–
Anna Eby Ebersole
1869–1935
Susan Eby Ebersole
1875–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1866
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Seth Eby Ebersole

    Male1868–1935Male

    Anna Eby Ebersole

    Female1869–1935Female

    Susan Eby Ebersole

    Female1875–1949Female

    Peter Eby Ebersole

    Male1880–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 20

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the Swiss habitational names Ebersol, Ebersold, Äbersold, Aebersold, from any of several places so named, from Middle High German eber ‘wild boar’ + sol, sul ‘wallow’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Peter C Ebersole in household of Seth Eley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Ebersole in household of Christ Ebersole, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Peter Ebersole in household of Christian Ebersole, "United States Census, 1850"

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